2020-2021 Season

Giacomo Puccini

"...backstabbingly socially distant"



Streaming on demand 

We wear the sea like a coat

McCune | Lampert | Gray

Final Workshop

"...reach out to draw

the curious in."


Next Up


5th Annual Edward M. Murray

International Competition of Voice

Streaming March 28, 2021

Join us for a stunning virtual voice competition with emerging artists selected around the world. Vote for your favorite to win the audience choice award!


Artist Spotlight

Nicholas Davis
Betto in Gianni Schicchi


PRAISE: “...rolling mellifluous baritone”                                                     - Opera Today  
Recent Work:
  • BLUE, Minnesota Opera, Glimmerglass

  • LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Michigan Opera Theatre

  • LA RONDINE, Minnesota Opera

Watch Gianni Schicchi Now

Gianni Schicchi is generously underwritten by

Barry Chester and Elissa Cogan


Regular: $15

Student: $10*

*Use discount code: Student

"...backstabbingly socially distant..."

What do you do when the family patriarch dies in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic? Hire a con man and change his will.

Giacomo Puccini's comedic one-act masterpiece, premiered in the midst of the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic, is brought to you as an original film produced by Opera Ithaca. Join us and see just what happens when opera's favorite dysfunctional family goes into quarantine. Best of all - you can enjoy from the complete safety of home!

Don't worry - The Marriage of Figaro will still happen!

The wedding is back on - and you're invited! Mark your calendars for fall 2021.

We are committed to keeping our audience, artists, and supporters safe. Thank you for your patience  and support as we develop flexible plans to keep bringing you wonderful opera!

#GivingTuesday - Be a part of the future of opera

OPERA ITHACA relies on your support and patronage to bring professional opera to the Ithaca region. Please consider joining us today by making a financial contribution in support of our season programming. Please contact us directly if you are interested in underwriting a production, sponsoring, housing an artist, or volunteering with us! Thank you for your support!

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